Posts Tagged: tv


China doesn’t want ‘losers’ to become trendy, bans hugely popular web series

Just days after The Big Bang Theory and other American TV shows got the smackdown, another popular entertainment series has been pulled fro...

  • April 29, 2014
  • at 3:43 pm
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How Bloomberg TV reaches out to Indonesia’s tech startup community

Bloomberg TV Indonesia is an Indonesian version of the US-based international Bloomberg Television. Alongside Mongolia and India, the Indone...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Line taps fans of the messaging app for new TV commercials in Thailand

Today Line, the popular chat platform, launched its first TV commercial specifically for the Thai market. According to Line, the TV commerci...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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LeTV boosts original video content with acquisition of production studio for $260 million

Chinese video portal LeTV (SHE:300104) announced today it has acquired Flower TV (花儿影视) for nearly RMB 1.6 billion ($261 million)....

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 6:21 pm
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5 Reasons Alibaba’s Smart TV Shopping Platform Won’t Work

The added value to the set-top box and smart TVs from shopping is no more than a gimmick. It’s poorly implemented and it just doesn’t fi...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 8:57 pm
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Leaked Images Show China’s Xiaomi is About to Launch a Smart TV

After selling over seven million Android-based smartphones in 2012, it seems that China’s Xiaomi is now looking at the big screen. Lea...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Tencent: Our Video Site is Now China’s Biggest, Ready to Charge for Hollywood Movies

In an all-too-rare instance of web companies and content providers teaming up to give users exactly what they want, China’s video site...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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Telkom’s Multi-Platform UseeTV Adds Premium Packages, Goes Mobile Too

Don’t be sad if you miss your favourite TV show or football game. Indonesian telco Telkom has a solution with video on demand (VOD) that y...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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“Summer Love KL” is an Online Drama from Malaysia Shot on an iPhone 4S

The world of film is getting more and more accessible. For years, film cameras cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, but now even relativel...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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China clampdown on US TV shows

The Big Bang Theory and 3 other US TV shows banned from China’s video sites

China’s media regulator has ordered the country’s video streaming sites to remove four American TV series.

  • April 28, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Only in Indonesia: Twitter votes come at a price on popular TV show

In previous seasons of the show fans did have to pay for SMS votes, but this is the first time Twitter has been included in the voting syste...

  • February 22, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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A social network for TV fans in Singapore

With the rise of mobile, TV channels are joining the fray and trying to tap into that market with their own mobile apps. Social Gate, one su...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Thailand’s first second screen application Chatterbox brings TV addicts to brands and broadcasters

I’m one of those girls who loves to have a pajama night with my girlfriends watching our favorite shows together and judging them or just ...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Spuul Brings Over 1,000 Free Bollywood Movies and Indian TV Dramas to Users

Founded by S Mohan and Sudesh Iyer in 2010 and launched publicly in April 2012, Spuul is a startup that legally provides users with the late...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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LeTV Announces SuperTV Models and Prices, Launch in Late June

Chinese video and television company LeTV has been talking about its SuperTV (a smart TV) for quite a while. In fact, you may remember that ...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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You’ll Never Guess What The9 and ZTE Are Teaming Up to Work On

The9 is one of China’s biggest gaming companies. ZTE is one of its biggest handset and telecom equipment makers. So what do you get wh...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 3:10 am
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China’s First Microblog-Themed TV Show Debuts

How do you know when weibo — the Chinese word for microblog — has truly become a cultural phenomenon? When it gets its own TV dr...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Tencent: 400 Million Chinese Used Its Streaming and Social Olympics Coverage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Now that the London Olympics are all over, Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has put together an infographic that shows all the sporting ...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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